Thursday, 29 June 2017

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Liberated Africa: Pathways to Self-Transformational Development

Liberated Africa: Pathways to Self-Transformational Development

In the period since independence in the 1950s, Africa has undergone profound social, cultural, economic and political changes. Some inherited and historically rootless colonialist ...

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Mark Too died of heart attack, report reveals

Mark Too died of heart attack, report reveals

When I was engaged with Lonrho PLC in the 80s and 90s Mark Too was Chairman of Lonrho East Africa and got to know each other very well. He later was elected to parliament and work ...

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Let YOUR voice be heard

Let YOUR voice be heard

We, at Makamba Online think Africa is amazing. It is bursting with rich culture, real experiences, good stories and boundless opportunity, and we want to help you to find it, conn ...

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Festive dance and song for good: Ibbamo hosts charity karaoke event

Festive dance and song for good: Ibbamo hosts charity karaoke event

Johannesburg based NGO, The Ibbamo Foundation, hosted on Wednesday 30 November their very first Charity Karaoke event. The purpose of the event being to raise funds for one of the ...

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11 life lessons learnt living and working around the world

11 life lessons learnt living and working around the world

Recently I sat down with a long-time friend Tendai Dumbutshena. Tendai has worked in the fields of journalism, marketing and administration in many parts of the world. We discusse ...

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10 fundamental lessons learned when doing business in Africa

10 fundamental lessons learned when doing business in Africa

Doing business in Africa can be somewhat of a challenge, considering the continents' vastness, underdevelopment in certain areas and political and cultural diversities. However, w ...

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International Youth Day: Africa must do more to harness young entrepreneurs

International Youth Day: Africa must do more to harness young entrepreneurs

As the world marks International Youth Day on August 12, it’s important to consider the role that African youth can play in driving sustainable development. There’s no doubt that ...

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Africa needs partnerships not donations – Kenyatta

Africa needs partnerships not donations – Kenyatta

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged international organisations to foster better partnerships with African nations in order to enable them achieve their development agen ...

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What can be done to stop the United Nations abusing its immunity

What can be done to stop the United Nations abusing its immunity

The passage of time can play cruel tricks on noble intentions. The person selected as the new United Nations (UN) Secretary-General later this year should keep this in mind as he ...

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How US aid to Africa has changed in the wake of China’s growing influence

How US aid to Africa has changed in the wake of China’s growing influence

The economic and political reach of the US, arguably the most visible and vocal Western country on the African continent, is gradually being diminished. This follows a pattern in ...

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